Media player: Raspberry PI + LibreELEC

Media player: Raspberry PI + LibreELEC

Andreas Fuhrich

Recently I was looking for a cheap way to easily watch my workout DVDs. I use them every week, but it’s annoying to change media everytime I do sports. The solution had to be quick & easy, and I already own a Raspberry PI…

svelte SPA with TypeScript, Routes and SCSS

svelte SPA with TypeScript, Routes and SCSS

Andreas Fuhrich

svelte is one of the newer JavaScript-Frameworks out there. Although I do not tend to jump on the hype train, the “compile time” approach svelte uses is really promising referring to performance and size. Here is how to start a project with TypeScript, Routes and SCSS

NTFS write-support on macOS

NTFS write-support on macOS

Andreas Fuhrich

If you need a filesystem with support for files > 4GB on all major platforms, NTFS may be your best option. Here is how to get write support on macOS.

Integrate a github fork's remote changes

Integrate a github fork's remote changes

Andreas Fuhrich

Creating a fork on github is the default way of submitting pull requests or perform off the shelf changes. If you would like to re-integrate the updates from an upstream repository, this is sometimes a bit tricky. Here is how to do this.

Linux remote desktop with xrdp and Kubuntu

Linux remote desktop with xrdp and Kubuntu

Andreas Fuhrich

Remote desktop on linux is sometimes a bit of a pain. With xdrp there is a solution, that works pretty well, although it utilises a Microsoft Protocol and sometimes does not work out of the box - the configuration is tricky. Here is how to set up with Kubuntu.

Building a blog with hugo

Building a blog with hugo

Andreas Fuhrich

There are many tools to build your own blog. If you prefer lightweight websites, you should take a look at hugo . With configuration files, some Markdown and templates you create a completely static, blazing fast html site, which is easy to maintain.

Learn concepts, not frameworks

Learn concepts, not frameworks

Andreas Fuhrich

Software development is a complex task and today it is characterized by the use of third-party libraries and frameworks. Unfortunately learning to use them may not be the best way to improve as a programmer. So what to do instead?

Tips and tricks for meetings

Tips and tricks for meetings

Andreas Fuhrich

Meetings are time-consuming and often frustrating - especially if there is not much outcome. Here are some tips and tricks I came across in the last years that may help you getting more efficient.

List of free software

List of free software

Andreas Fuhrich

There is a lot of free software out there. Sometimes it may be hard to find the right tools for the right purpose. Here is a list of the best freeware and open source tools I could find.